EST. 1971
Joensuu Finland 17.–19.7.2015

Michael Monroe (FIN)

Michael Monroe

Hanoi Rocks, Demolition 23, Jerusalem Slim... This man has been through a lot. The young Michael made his way to rock n' roll hearts already in the 80s when Hanoi made a splash and went on to inspire countless of bands ranging from Guns N' Roses to Negative. Thus began a career that has included bands, legendary gigs, sweat, euphoria and, above all, a ton of classic rock songs.

A few years back in 2011, Michael released Sensory Overdrive, went to number one on the finnish album chart and received worldwide acclaim as a force to be reckoned with. The famed Classic Rock magazine made it their album of the year and today it's being considered one of the crown jewls of Michael's long and lustrous career. Horns and Halos, the anticipated follow-up album, went to number one as well and solidified Michael's place among the finnish rock royalty.

Despite of what you may or may not have heard, Michael Monroe is, all said and done, a real rock n' roll band – not some stuck up one-man-show. The band, including seasoned rockers like Sami Yaffa (Hanoi Rocks) and Steve Conte (New York Dolls) , are not a bunch of wallflowers. They will bite you down, chew you up and spit you out happier than ever. They will take you to a place where all is well. They are the best kept secret in rock n' roll... still.

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